The Mark Twain Wild West Fest will walk you back in time to the Gold Rush era of the Sierra Nevada Range where Angels Camp was the center of all the action.
Visit all the attractions to experience day-to-day life and learn about what it was like to live in the Wild West of Calaveras County. 

Attractions are on-going throughout the day, so no need to check a schedule. Come by and visit and learn about life on the wild frontier in the 19th Century.mark-twain-wild-west-fest-9

  • Blacksmithing
  • Candle-making
  • Corn Husk Dolls
  • Spinning
  • Drenchinator
  • Roping the Steer
  • Service Dogs for Service People
  • Harmony Ranch roping and horse-related education and activities
  • Miwuk Villagemark-twain-wild-west-fest-10

The Mark Twain Wild West Fest Gold Rush Village

  • Rock Crusher
  • Branding
  • Fence Painting with Tom, Huck and Becky
  • Rope and Knot-tying
  • Face Painter
  • Old West Carriage
  • Henry Angell’s Trading Post
  • Chair Caning
  • Horse and Carriage mark-twain-wild-west-fest-13
  • Horse Shoeing
  • Frog Toss Game
  • Street Musicians
  • Cody the Magician
  • Saloon Dancing Girls
  • Jugglers
  • and meet Mark Twain and Henry Angell.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to attend in costume… Wild West, Western, Gold Rush, Edwardian, Victorian, Gothic and even Steampunk attire of the era. Costume contests will be held throughout the day.